WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Delaney is asking constituents to send him their stories of travel problems caused by inadequate roads, bridges, railways and airports.
The Maryland Democrat is sponsoring a bill that would use revenue from corporate tax reform to improve America’s infrastructure.READ MORE: MDTA Police Look For Vehicles Involved In Suspected Road Rage Shooting
Delaney said Wednesday that infrastructure is often presented as an abstract, statistical problem. He says Congress should know how long commutes, unsafe bridges and overcrowded ports, railways and airports directly affect people’s lives.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat and Flood Alert Prompts Alert Day Saturday
Delaney’s 6th Congressional District includes Interstate 270, a highway between Frederick and the Capital Beltway that is routinely congested during rush hours.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat Prompts Alert Day Saturday
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